One of the most celebrated pianists of our time. Soloist with the top international orchestras, such as New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zurich Tonhalle Orchester, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig under the baton of conductors such as K. Masur, C. Davis, M. Jansons. Welcomed guest at festivals such as Salzburg Festival, Vienna and Lucerne Festival and Schleswig-Holstein Festival. Concerts as chamber musician with the Emerson, Borodin and Artemis Quartets. Numerous CD recordings, awarded with the Caecilia prize and Diapason d´Or. Honorary member of the Konzert-haus Vienna. Awarded with the Austrian Cross of Honor, First Class. Studies at the Moskow Conservatory. Prizewinner of international competitions such as Enescu, Marguerite Long and Queen Elisabeth. Lessons and collaboration with Swjatoslaw Richter.